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40 Years of Service

NEW YORK (AP) -- The hopes of many are resting on the shoulders of 12-year-old Aang. ... Yet fans of the original TV series say whatever hopes they had for the live-action movie have been dashed by what is known as "Whitewashing" -- the selection of White actors to fill the main hero roles instead of the people of color they say the source material requires.

Thrill-Seeking Graffiti Artist Seeks Redemption in Brash Bio-Pic

For some reason, the rules never meant anything to David Choe growing up. As a matter of fact, the rebellious Korean-American graffiti artist could care less about his grades or the law. Instead, the troubled young truant would play hooky and shoplift to ply his craft day or night on walls all over the City of Los Angeles.

The Skanner News Video Playlist for April 12, 2010

The Skanner News Video playlist for April 12, 2010 includes on YouTube Crooked I, Chris Rock on Letterman, President Obama on nuclear security, and the leaked video of the US military slaying of two Reuters journalists and Iraqi civilians, mistakenly identified as insurgents. Polish people grieve death of President Lech Kaczynski and many other leaders in plane crash, Sen. Wyden on the impact of healthcare bill in Oregon, and the demolition of the Dallas Cowboys former stadium.On The Skanner's News Vimeo channel recommends: Fatherless, a great video by Pierre Kattar.

Washington DC, What Makes You Happy? by Flow Media and standup from comedian Eric Andre.

NEW YORK (AP) -- The comedians who played presidents on "Saturday Night Live" have gathered for a comedic summit in a new Web video on www.FunnyOrDie.com . The video, posted Wednesday, stars Fred Armisen as President Barack Obama. During the night he is visited by the ghosts of presidents past, who urge him to push for financial reform.

Well-Received Speech Stresses Education and No Excuses

The NAACP's Annual Convention at the Hilton Hotel in New York July 11-16 was marked by many inspirational and uplifting speeches ... but the highlight of the 100 year-old civil rights organization's centennial celebration came on Thursday evening when Barrack Obama arrived to address the appreciative audience.

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